Truck World 2004 gets rolling today

TORONTO, (April 22, 2004) — Canada’s truck show is back. Starting today, thousands of truckers and industry enthusiasts will be motoring to Toronto’s International Centre for Truck World 2004, the nation’s official truck show.

Truck World — presented by Today’s Trucking and highwaySTAR magazine’s publisher New Communications Group, and endorsed by both the Ontario Trucking Association and the Canadian Trucking Alliance — features the latest in product design, technology, specialty equipment, support materials, and services for the trucking industry.

Taking place on Airport Rd. between today and Saturday, the show brings together fleet owners, owner-operators, company truck and trailer purchasing agents, parts distributors, mechanics, traffic managers, and fleet maintenance managers. Available to them will be a series of seminars and workshops covering the trucking industry’s most pressing issues and topics.

All major truck and trailer manufacturers and suppliers will exhibit at the show — including Eaton, Freightliner, Hino, General Motors, Mack, International, Volvo, Thermo King, Mitsubishi Fuso, Sterling, Trailmobile, Peterbilt, Western Star, Cummins, Kenworth, Manac, Detroit Diesel, and Caterpillar.

The show kicks off at 8:15am on today with a VIP Breakfast featuring Patrick E. Quinn — co-chairman and co-founder of U.S. Xpress Enterprises, one of North America’s largest and most innovative truckload carriers. Tickets are $50.

Once gain the show features the highwaySTAR National Truck Beauty Competition in Hall 5, where Canada’s most chromed-up and powerful trucks compete for top honours. Also in Hall 5 will be a series of free seminars exploring topics such as hours-of-service rules, how to buy a used truck, truck cosmetics, cross-border issues, and much more.

Admission on-site is $15. Children under 12 accompanied by an adult will be admitted free. Parking also is free. For more information or to register online go to or call Karen McCumber at 1-888-454-7469.

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